October 24, 2017
Prof. Erica Frankenberg, Penn State University, explores the benefits of integrated schools, contemporary trends in public school enrollment, and what can be done further integration in communities.
Racial and economic segregation is rising, unraveling many of the gains of the civil rights era, as students of color become the majority of enrollment in public schools. Erica Frankenberg, Pennsylvania State University, describes the benefits of integrated schools, contemporary trends in public school enrollment, and what should be done to further integration in schools and communities. This program is sponsored by the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues and co-sponsored by the Popel Shaw Center for Race and Ethnicity, the Program in Policy Studies, the Departments of Education and Sociology, and the Churchill Fund. It was initiated by the Clarke Forum Student Project Managers and is part of the Clarke Forum’s Leadership in an Age of Uncertainty Series. For more information, visit the website or call 717-245-1875.